Passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 23, 2018 in Springfield, VA. Loving wife of 66 and a half years of the late Joseph P. Bracco. Devoted father of Janine Dempsey, Bruce Bracco (Sheree), and Liane Lewis (Bill). Miriam treasured her six grandchildren, Paul, Brien, Eric and Mark Bracco and Tyler and Madeline Lewis. Special gratitude is extended to her caregivers of four and a half years, Genete Haile and Rosaline Musa. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, October 21 at 2 p.m. at the Chapel at Greenspring, 7420 Spring Village Drive, Springfield VA. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Greenspring Scholars Fund, 7410 Spring Village Drive, Springfield, VA 22150. Inurnment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Published in The Washington Post from Sept. 7 to Sept. 9, 2018